Through world leading health education, research, and care, Queen’s is committed to the wellness of the Kingston community, Ontario and Canada. Together with our healthcare partners, Queen’s helps ensure our communities have access to highly skilled doctors and caregivers.
Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences partners with Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Providence Care, and other hospitals and family health teams across southeastern Ontario to provide Kingston and region with access to increased medical personnel and resources. With support from the Government of Ontario, Queen's is expanding its nursing and medical education programs to help provide increased access to care in our communities, including through a new satellite campus in partnership with Lakeridge Health.
400+ medical doctors
Queen’s faculty include 400+ medical doctors across a wide range of specialties working in the Kingston region.
10k+ vaccine doses
175 Queen’s medical students delivered over 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Kingstonians in 2021.
Excellence in cancer care
By attracting top talent and leadership in academic oncology, cancer patients in Kingston benefit from Queen’s internationally recognized expertise in cancer care, from cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment to palliative care.
Through the Southeastern Ontario Oncology Living Lab, Queen’s is developing a platform to improve the delivery of cancer care locally and assess the impacts on outcomes for specific populations in the region, including rural populations, the elderly, and indigenous peoples.
The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG), headquartered at the Queen’s Cancer Institute in Kingston, has conducted 500 medical trials in 40 different countries worldwide.
Queen’s Cancer Research Institute provides cancer care to approximately 14,500 individuals annually.
As an academic health sciences centre, the Kingston Health Sciences Centre is able to offer patients with access to more specialized care than other non-academic health sciences centres in the region.
The School of Medicine provides access to care, drives research and innovation, and attracts and develops world-class practitioners and specialists.
Attracting top medical talent to provide world-leading health care and research for a healthier Kingston.
Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences partners with Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Providence Care, the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO), and other partners to provide Kingston with access to increased medical personnel and resources, while giving our medical students the opportunity to learn and thrive in the local healthcare ecosystem.
Queen’s School of Medicine
The School of Medicine provides access to care, drives research and innovation, and attracts and develops world-class practitioners and specialists. Our medical students regularly volunteer their time in the community, such as by providing their annual papanicolaou screenings (‘Pap parties’) and colorectal cancer education days, and most recently by administering COVID-19 vaccines at Kingston inoculation clinics.
Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG)
Headquartered at Queen’s, the CCTG is made up of more than 2,100 Canadian investigators from 80 member institutions who have facilitated over 500 trials in more than 40 countries. CCTG studies have improved the survival and quality of life of patients with cancer both in Canada and around the world by identifying multiple new treatments that have improved patient care.
Queen’s Cancer Research Institute
Canada’s only integrated cancer research centre where bench researchers, clinical trial experts, and population/health services researchers work together under one roof. QCRI advances cancer research, care, and prevention across Canada and around the world.
Revved Up Mobility Exercise Program
Run out of the Queen’s School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Revved Up Mobility is an adapted exercise program designed to provide weekly community-based physical activity opportunities to adults with a mobility impairment.